Tag Archives: WERC

NMSU researcher’s carbon sequestration work highlighted in ‘The Soil Will Save Us’

A New Mexico State University scientist’s work in carbon sequestration is turning heads – not just here in New Mexico, but also in Austria and Australia.

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NMSU to host 24th annual Environmental Design Contest in April

New Mexico State University will host the 24th annual Environmental Design Contest, where hundreds of students from around the world have the opportunity to showcase their original designs for solutions to real-world problems.

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New Mexico State University College of Engineering hosts 2014 WERC Environmental Design Contest

Nineteen teams from across the country and around the world will compete in the 2014 WERC Environmental Design Contest April 6-9. Teams will demonstrate their environmental solutions to real-world problems on Tuesday, April 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. The event is free and all are welcomed to attend.

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Students receive funding for research through NMSU environmental design contest

The Institute for Energy and the Environment at New Mexico State University has announced a new program to extend three students’ participation in the IEE/WERC 23rd Annual International Environmental Design Contest, which was held at NMSU in April.

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Thomas Branigan Memorial Library going green with help from NMSU’s College of Engineering

The main library for the City of Las Cruces is implementing pollution prevention and energy efficiency strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and reduce facility costs. Chris Campbell, program manager for the WERC consortium for environmental education and technology development, recently met with library administrator Lynette Schurdevin to discuss forming a Green Team and other recommendations for the library.

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IEE researchers examine feasibility of local ‘green crude’ production

A private partner with NMSU has refined its green crude into gasoline, jet fuel and diesel.

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FDA funds E coli detection research for WERC Design Contest

A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development has been awarded a grant from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a project entitled “Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables: A WERC Design Contest Approach.”

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National essay contest deadline Nov. 30

A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development is holding the 10th annual contest, with novice and expert categories for middle and high school students.

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NMSU continues to help hospitals help themselves

Staff from New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment recently continued statewide training on pollution prevention in the healthcare industry.

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Students to compete in International Environmental Design Contest

University and high school students from throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico will participate in the 17th Annual International Environmental Design Contest (EDC) April 1-4 at New Mexico State University.

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